Oct 1, 7pm, Saskatoon: Nuclear power film & panel discussion

pandora handbill

A message from our friends at Clean Green Saskatchewan:

Greetings: hope you can join us October 1st for a panel discussion and Q&A following Pandora’s Promise. This recently released documentary film strongly promotes nuclear power for our future.
Two of the panelists will be challenging the assumptions and conclusions presented in the film (see credentials below).
Tuesday Oct 1st 7:00 pm   Roxy Theatre  320 20th St West, Saskatoon
tickets in advance or at the door $10.00 adults – $7.50 youth & seniors
                                                   Panelists
Dr Gordon Edwards, prominent nuclear critic. President, of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility,
Dr Jim Harding, Author – Canada’s Deadly Secret, retired Professor & Mayor of Fort San Saskatchewan,
Heather Kleb, President and CEO (acting) of the Canadian Nuclear Association.
One still-to-be-announced speaker on the pro-nuclear side.
Our posters and handbills are available if you can help distribute them.
There are many articles and interviews available if you Google or YouTube  Pandora’s Promise here are a few to click on:
Dr. Gordon Edwards is one of Canada’s foremost independent experts on nuclear issues.  He has frequently testified at public inquiries, beginning with the Bayda Inquiry into Uranium Mining in Saskatchewan in 1977 and continuing up to the present time.  He has been retained as a consultant by governmental and non-governmental bodies for over 40 years.  He has been vetted as a qualified nuclear expert in court hearings in Canada and elsewhere. Television commentator / expert on nuclear issues, seen on CTV, & CBC TV, notably in the last two years presenting in depth analysis of the Fukushima nuclear accident. Gordon Edwards graduated with a gold medal in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Toronto and went on to earn a doctorate in Mathematics from Queen’s University.  He conducted a nation-wide study of the Role of the Mathematical Sciences in Canada for the Science Council of Canada. He was a professor of mathematics at Vanier College in Montreal until his retirement in 2010.  He is currently President of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, an organization that he cofounded in 1974.  He has three sons and eight grandchildren.
Dr. Jim Harding Retired Professor of Environmental and Justice Studies; research focus on human context of science and technology, including environmental health. In retirement active with Kairos ecumenical group and local government as Mayor of Fort San, Saskatchewan. Writes weekly column”Seeking Sustainability” for R-Town Newspapers in rural and northern Saskatchewan. Author of Canada’s Deadly Secret::  Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System.
Heather Kleb is a senior Environmental Scientist with a Master of Science in Ecology and 17 years of experience working on multi-million dollar projects supporting a variety of industries. Heather has held a number of positions at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, including Manager, Regulatory Affairs, for the cleanup and long-term management of historic low-level radioactive waste in Port Hope and Clarington, Ontario. Prior to joining AECL, Heather worked as an environmental consultant, monitoring Luscar Limiteds coal mines and conducting environmental assessments of Weyerhaeusers Forest Management Plans. Heather has also worked overseas. As an employee of Anglo American she provided environmental assessment, environmental monitoring and management services to AMCOAL, De Beers, and  AngloGold while in South Africa, Botswana and Mali. Because of her varied experience, Heather has complied with government and other agencies ranging from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to the International Finance Corporation.
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